Noah Raford

Dubai Future Foundation

About speaker

Dr. Noah Raford is chief operating officer and Futurist-in-Chief at the Dubai Future Foundation and a former advisor on futures, foresight, and innovation in the UAE Prime Minister’s Office.
Noah helped establish the country’s first national foresight unit, as well as the Dubai Future Foundation and the Museum of the Future, and is part of a team that identifies emerging opportunities, develops strategic partnerships, and prototypes future initiatives for the Government of Dubai.
Prior to his work in the UAE, Noah was a senior manager at the strategy consultancy Monitor / GBN, CEO of the technology foresight company Futurescaper LLC, the North American director of Space Syntax Limited, and the senior research advisor to the Prince’s Foundation for the Built Environment.
He is a member of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Agenda Council on Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, a Senior Research Fellow at the London School of Economics, a fellow at the Bartlett School of Architecture, and a member of the International Futures Forum.

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